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Plant trait-based approaches to improve nitrogen cycling in agroecosystems.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Abalos, D. & Groenigen, J. W. van & Philippot, L. & Lubbers, I. M. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive agriculture is dominated by monocultures of high-yielding plants that receive large applications of nitrogen (N) fertilizers to boost plant ...

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Riparian arthropod responses to flow regulation and river channelization.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Paetzold, A. & Yoshimura, C. & Tockner, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Alterations to river flow and morphology widely impact riverine habitats. Little is known about the consequences of such alterations on riparian arthr...

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Root distribution of two tree species under a heterogeneous nutrient environment.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Mou, P. & Mitchell, R. J. & Jones, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Potted sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) and loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) seedlings were grown for 4 months in a greenhouse to test the effects of soi...

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Breakdown of four litters of contrasting quality in a tropical Australian rainforest.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Spain, A. V. & Feuvre, R. P. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Litter bag studies in a lowland tropical rain forest in NE Queensland, Australia, showed that breakdown rates decreased in the order: Eucalyptus alba ...

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Grazing-induced shifts in community functional composition and soil nutrient availability in Tibetan alpine meadows.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Niu KeChang & He JinSheng & Lechowicz, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The functional structure of plant communities can be altered by grazing through two main mechanisms: species turnover (i.e. changes in species occurre...

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Do grazing intensity and herbivore type affect soil health? Insights from a semi-arid productivity gradient.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Travers, S. K. & Val, J. & Oliver, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing is one of the most widespread forms of intensive management on Earth and is linked to reductions in soil health. However, little is known abou...

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How hydrological connectivity regulates the plant recovery process in salt marshes.

Published online: 17 Jun 2021

Authors: Wang Qing & Xie Tian & Luo Meng & Bai JunHong & Chen Cong & Ning ZhongHua & Cui BaoShan

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Designing effective restoration strategies is a priority in recovering salt marsh plants. Hydrological connectivity is a main driver underpinning the ...

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Biocrust morphogroups provide an effective and rapid assessment tool for drylands.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Read, C. F. & Duncan, D. H. & Vesk, P. A. & Elith, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological soil crusts (biocrusts) occur across most of the world's drylands and are sensitive indicators of dryland degradation. Accounting for shift...

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Eddy-correlation measurements of carbon dioxide efflux from the floor of a deciduous forest.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Baldocchi, D. D. & Verma, S. B. & Matt, D. R. & Anderson, D. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The technique seemed a promising alternative to dynamic or static chamber techniques in a cooperative study of CO2 exchange above and below a fully-le...

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Litter decomposition, nitrogen dynamics and litter microarthropods in a southern Appalachian hardwood forest 8 years following clearcutting.

Published online: 18 Oct 1988

Authors: Blair, J. M. & Crossley, D. A., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Litterbags (of Cornus florida, Acer rubrum and Quercus prinus) were used as experimental substrates on a clear-felled xeric catchment and an adjacent ...

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